White Russians in Ireland?

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White Russians in Ireland?

Post by koczownik » 03 Jan 2019 14:54

From this wikipedia article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_O ... of_Ireland
The Russian Orthodox tradition was brought to Ireland in the 1920s by the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia ... Russian Orthodoxy came to Ireland in the aftermath of the Russian Revolution. White Russian refugees arrived in small numbers and settled throughout the country. The Russian Orthodox Divine Liturgy was held in various locations around the Dublin quays by visiting priests from England. In the mid-1960s, Nicholas Couris, an elderly Russian aristocrat and former officer in the Imperial Russian Army and the anti-communist White Army, was ordained a priest in the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia. He served a growing congregation of Russian White emigres, Greek immigrants, and Irish-born converts from a Dublin house chapel until his death in May 1977.
This is the first mention I have heard of White emigres/refugees choosing Ireland as a destination. Can anyone here provide more info on White Russians in Ireland, particularly between the 1920s-1945?

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Re: White Russians in Ireland?

Post by Waleed Y. Majeed » 03 Jan 2019 15:59

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